Zunaid Khan is Executive Director for Development Planning at City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. Visionary Leadership is crucial to the sustainable growth of our cities and businesses as responsible leadership affects both the present and the future.
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About the Visionary Leader Show on Future Cities Africa
Leadership challenges have a crippling effect to sustainable growth of our cities and businesses as it affects both the present and the future.
The role of a leader is critical to the shaping of a city's future. Whether it's in the public or private sector, the demands of running businesses are the same. Leaders are judged on results. Shareholders and taxpayers will hold their leaders to account.
The Visionary Leader Show on Future Cities Africa get into the minds of public and private sector leaders to explore the key characteristics of a visionary leader, overcoming challenges, embracing the unknown, what it takes to develop a strong vision and manage complexities, emerging disruptors, and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow.
Prof. Hangwelani Hope Magidimisha-Chipungu is a Professor of Town and Regional Planning at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, SARChI Chair for Inclusive-Cities, and Academic Leader for Planning and Housing. We explore the challenges keeping us from inclusive cities, what can be done to solve the challenges, improving the role of local authorities in inter-governmental dialogues and how to build cities that respond to the people’s needs.Play Now
Craig Kesson is Executive Director for Corporate Services at the City of Cape Town. We explore the thinking behind the City’s Infrastructure Strategy, its scope and key elements, impacts of and lessons from the pandemic, a uniformed standard to Sector Plans, enabling innovation in alternative service delivery, reaching historically under-serviced areas, and more.Play Now
Executive Mayor Dirk Kotzé of Mossel Bay Local Municipality shares the key elements to their success, including financial discipline, political stability, competent staff, and digitization. From innovative technological advancements and digitisation strategies to fostering private sector collaboration, we explore how the municipality is actively working towards a growing and sustainable economy, addressing social challenges, and enhancing the quality of life in the municipality.Play Now
Warren Hewitt is Chief Executive Officer at The Greater Tygerberg Partnership (GTP). We discuss the role of the GTP in unlocking Bellville’s potential as a sustainable and prosperous leading African city, Bellville’s culture and combined intellectual capital, attracting investment, working closely with the public sector, and many facts about Bellville.Play Now
Nine thought leaders share their insights on how public - private sector collaboration can be improved and how challenges can be overcome.Play Now